Brunette Downs Station

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Brunette Downs Station

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Dates of existence

c. 1904 -


In 1904, J C White and F C White became owners of the property of Brunette Downs. The Whites went into partnership with Alfred J Cotton in 1912 and bought out Cotton in 1928. The property was purchased by King Ranch's Australian subsidiary, King Ranch Pastoral Co Pty Ltd, in December 1958 and was later purchased by the Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) for $5 million in 1979. As a subsidiary of the AACo, its managers included K J Warriner (1979 - 81), B Gough (1981 - 86), C I Paige (1986 - 87) and G F Wagstaff (1987 - ).


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sheep and cattle farming

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Entered from deposit description on 6 May 2011




In Good Company: 175 Years of Australian Agricutlural Company 1824 - 1999
AACo website: (accessed on 6 May 2011)

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